The touristic attraction of Sigulda is the Gutman cave, only 19 metres deep but the largest cave of the Baltics. The parking is 1 Lats (1,4 euro). It's the most written cave of Latvia. There's a nice legend (saga) about this cave wich romantic people will like to hear.more
Stacijas 6, Sigulda, LV 2150, Latvia
Good for: Couples
I really suggest to take you a tour to Turaida and Sigulda castles! I would like to say a very big "Thank you!" to a tour guide Sabine from a company Latvian Tour Guides, who took me and my friends to Turaida, Sigulda and Krimulda and did all her best to make that a perfect day tour to us! If you go to Sigulda stop at restaurant in city centre...more
Estate of Mercendarbe (the german name - Merzendorf) is near Baldone city, in Riga district. Some historical data: The first time the estate of Mercendarbe is mentioned in 1686 when the Duke of Courland Friedrich Kazimir has leased a patrimonial estate of Merzendorf, which was bought from the Royal Captain Johann Karl Pfeiliter von Frank.According...more
Some outdoor attractions are accessible not far from Riga, During summer it is luge track. It is longest in all the Baltic states and also with seven curves. You can catch scenic view while you go uphill because later when you go downhill you need to think only about speed :). There is also good tavern where you can enjoy meal and atmosphere after luge. In winter here is ski track, but I never tried it.
1 way up and down costs 0.70 Ls